Tag: childless

My Intolerant Friend Who Hates Children

Published: October 31, 2021 | Last Updated: October 31, 2021 By | 55 Replies Continue Reading
My Intolerant Friend Who Hates Children

When you have a friend who hates children and is intolerant of your life decisions, it can be tough to sustain a friendship.

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Reader Wisdom: Making peace with a friend who hates children

Published: March 16, 2015 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

On a recent post, entitled My Intolerant Friend Who Hates Children, a woman laments stepping back from a friendship with a childfree friend.

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Guest Post: Friendship Survival for Childfree Women

Published: January 16, 2012 | Last Updated: June 6, 2024 By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

When a woman who is childfree by choice hears that her girlfriend is “in the family way,” it’s not uncommon to have mixed feelings…

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Guest Post: Do childfree women have more friends?

Published: October 12, 2011 | Last Updated: May 27, 2013 By | 22 Replies Continue Reading

Intuitively, it would seem that a woman without kids, childfree women, would have an abundance of free time, and therefore more hours to devote to friendships. But for several reasons, this is not necessarily the case.

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The Mother Divide: Friends with Children and Friends Without

Published: September 30, 2010 | Last Updated: December 13, 2023 By | 53 Replies Continue Reading

By Christina Gombar When I was growing up in the 70s, the progressive view held that a person could live a rich, rewarding life full of close bonds, even if she didn’t have kids. On prime-time Saturday nights, Mary and Rhoda in their studio singles apartments, Bob and Emily in their Chicago high rise mingled […]

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